TRPNEP2019 Nay Pyi Taw Seminar or the 2nd ASEAN – Japan Meeting Point of Collaboration by Stakeholders and Researchers for Reducing Environmental Problems in ASEAN Countries was held at Hilton Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 11 December 2019.
TRPNEP2019 was organized by Ehime University, Kagawa University, Kochi University, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC), and it was sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
Researchers and scientists from the universities of Japan and six ASEAN countries: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as key stakeholders from Myanmar ministries, universities, NGO, and private companies, took part in the seminar.
Mr. Ohmn Win, Union Minister of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Dr. Ye Myint Swe, Deputy Minister, Managing Directors, Director Generals, and senior officials, as well as officers and researchers from different ministries including Ministry of Health and Sports, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, etc., attended the seminar. The total number of seminar attendees was more than 280 in this year’s TRPNEP2019 seminar.